Heathrow airport departures suspended after drone sighting

All flights from UK’s busiest airport suspended as drone is spotted

All flights out of the UK’s busiest airport, London’s Heathrow, have been suspended after a drone sighting, just weeks after a similar report at Gatwick grounded about 1,000 flights.

A spokesperson for Heathrow said: “We are currently responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow and are working closely with the Met police to prevent any threat to operational safety.

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